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10 July 2018 On-going and future AO activities on Subaru Telescope
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This paper presents the overview of on-going and future adaptive optics (AO) activities at the Subaru telescope on the top of Maunakea in Hawaii. Currently, two AO systems are running at the Subaru telescope: AO188, a facility single-conjugate AO system with a bimorph deformable mirror and a curvature wavefront sensor with 188 elements, and SCExAO, an additional extreme AO system operating behind AO188 and specialized for exoplanet sciences. We recently started AO188 upgrade project to improve its performance for the next 5-10 years, which will also help improving SCExAO performance. These upgrades are in line with a development for the ULTIMATE-Subaru ground layer AO system.
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Yoshito H. Ono, Yosuke Minowa, Christophe S. Clergeon, Etsuko Mieda, Olivier Guyon, Julien Lozi, Masayuki Akiyama, Francois Rigaut, Yutaka Hayano, and Shin Oya "On-going and future AO activities on Subaru Telescope", Proc. SPIE 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI, 107030M (10 July 2018); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2312379
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